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  • ISBN 1582871795
  • ISBN13 978-1582871790
  • Language English
  • Author Sir Walter Scott
  • Publisher North Books (November 1, 2001)
  • Pages 473
  • Formats docx lit lrf azw
  • Category Fiction
  • Subcategory Classics
  • Size ePub 1859 kb
  • Size Fb2 1664 kb
  • Rating: 4.1
  • Votes: 388

The story opens dramatically with the repercussions of the murder of the Archbishop of St.Andrews by a group of "Covenanting Whigs" and spans ten years of tumult: from the defeat of John Graham of Claverhouse by the covenanters at Drumclog, and the victory of the Duke of Monmouth over the Covenanters at Bothwell Bridge, to the aftermath of the batle at Killiecrankie in 1689.

The origin of "Old Mortality," perhaps the best of Scott's historicalromances, is well known. In May, 1816, Mr. Joseph Train, the gauger fromGalloway, breakfasted with Scott in Castle Street

Volume I. Titlepage]. The origin of "Old Mortality," perhaps the best of Scott's historicalromances, is well known. Joseph Train, the gauger fromGalloway, breakfasted with Scott in Castle Street. He brought gifts inhis hand,-a relic of Rob Roy, and a parcel of traditions.

Old Mortality is a novel by Walter Scott set in the period 1679–89 in south west Scotland. It forms, along with The Black Dwarf, the 1st series of Scott's Tales of My Landlord. The two novels were published together in 1816

Old Mortality is a novel by Walter Scott set in the period 1679–89 in south west Scotland. The two novels were published together in 1816. Old Mortality is considered one of Scott's best novels. Scott's original title was The Tale of Old Mortality, but is generally shortened in most references.

Volume I. The origin of "Old Mortality," perhaps the best of Scott's historical romances, is well known.

The origin of "Old Mortality," perhaps the best of Scott's historical romances, is well known. Joseph Train, the gauger from Galloway, breakfasted with Scott in Castle Street. He brought gifts in his hand, a relic of Rob Roy, and a parcel of traditions. Among these was a letter from Mr. Broadfoot, schoolmaster in Pennington, who facetiously signed himself "Clashbottom.

Sir Walter Scott goes nasty - beyond knights and damsels - into a world of religious hatred and sectarian violence that remains more relevant than ever today! I read this book as a teenager in the Seventies, and what I loved even better than the action, adventure, and romance was the striking similarities between the "culture war" of 17th century Scotland and the lingering bitterness in America at the end of the Vietnam era.

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OLD MORTALITY by Sir Walter Scott. He brought gifts in his hand,-a relic of Rob Roy, and a parcel of traditions. About Old Mortality's son, John, who went to America in 1776 (? 1774), and settled in Baltimore, a curious romantic myth has gathered. Mr. Train told Scott more, as his manuscript at Abbotsford shows, than Scott printed.

Author: Sir Walter Scott; Category: Literature & Fiction, Historical Fiction; Price: Free

Author: Sir Walter Scott; Category: Literature & Fiction, Historical Fiction; Price: Free. Old Mortality (1816), which many consider the finest of Scott's Waverley novels, is a swift-moving historical romance that places an anachronistically liberal hero against the forces of fanaticism in seventeenth-century Scotland, in the period infamous as the & time'.

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Yanki
Annotated version adds some interesting information. Good novel to read on Kindle so one easily look up obscure Scottish terms in the Kindle dictionary and look up some of the many historical references on Wikipedia.
Xar
This publisher publishes in about 6 pt font! Look for another vendor.